Linus Parker

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The People of the State of New-York,
To all to whom these Presents shall come:
KNOW YE, That pursuant to the Constitution and Laws of our said State, We have appointed and constituted, and by these Presents, do appoint and constitute William ?. Neef, Ensign in the 19th Regiments of Riflemen of our said State, (with rank from August 14th, 1832) to hold the said Office in the manner specified in and by our said Constitution and Laws.

In Testimony whereof, We have caused our Seal for the Military Commissions to be hereun affixed: Witness ENOS T. THROOP, Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia, and Admiral of the Navy of the ame, at our City of Albany, the 28th day of August in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and thirty two.

Signed by E.T. Throop

Passed the Adjutant-General’s office.
?? Adjutant-General

John McLean, Post-Master General
United States of America
Know ye, That confiding in the Integrity, Ability, and Punctuality of Linus Parker, Esq.
I DO APPOINT him a Post-Master, and authorize him to execute the duties of that Office at
Vienna Oneida County and State of New York according to the laws of the United States, and such regulations conformable thereto, as he shall receive from me: TO HOLD the said Office of Post-Master, with all the Powers, Priviliges and emoluments to the same belonging, during the pleasure of the Post-master General of the United States for the time being.
In Testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of my Office to be affixed, at Washington City, the Seventh day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty five and of the independence of the United States the forty ninth.

Registered 18th day of March 1825.
Signed by John McLean

Newton Berryman, Clerk

The people of the State of New-York, by the Grace of God, Free and Independent:
To Linus Parker GREETING:
WE, reposing especial trust and confidence, as well in your patriotism, conduct and loyatly, in your integrity and readiness to do us good and faithful service, Have appointed and constituted, and by these Presents Do appoint and constitute you the said Linus Parker Adjutant of the 68th Regiment of Infantry of our said State: You are therefore to observe and follow such orders and directions as you shall from time to time receive from our General and Commander in Chief of the Militia of our said State, or any other your superior officer, according to the Rules and Discipline of War, in pursuance of the trust reposed in you; and for so doing this shall be your Commission, for and during our good pleasure, to be signified by our Council of Appointment.

In Testimony whereof, We have caused our Seal for Military Commissions to be hereunto affixed: Witness our trusty and well-beloved DE WITT CLINTON, Esquire, Governor of our said State, General and Commander in Chief of all the Militia, and Admiral of the Navy of the same, by and with the advice and consent of our said Council of Appointments, and our City of Albany, the 17th day of February in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and twenty and in the ? year of our Independence.

Signed by Dewitt Clinton
Passed the Secretary’s Office, the
23 day of February 1820.

“Friendship, Love, and Truth”
Be it known by these presents,
That Mr. Linus Parker was duly admitted a MEMBER of our Lodge by ?? on the 16th day of September in the year of our Lord One thousand Eight Hundred and Forty-eight.
WITNESS our Hands and the Seal of the Lodge.
Ansil L. Johnson, N.G.
A. F. Johnson, V. G.
Countersigned, P. Abbott Sec’y
Vienna, September1848

Deed of sale
Vienna March18 1845 Know all men by these presents that whereas I have this day sold to Linus Parker my tavern  Starrid Land and  appertinances there unto belongingand for a valuable  consideration which I have this dayreceived of the said Linus Parker the  receipt whereof is nerely confessed and acknowledged I do hereby agree to give to said Linus Parker peacible possession of said  premises within fifteen days from the date hereof which premises are to  be in as good tennutable state of repair. As the sarve are now in and
for the consideration above mentioned I have sold to said Parker and  agree to leave said premises for said Parker all the Bar and Barroom furniture with the stoves and stove pipe attached to the same which
stoves are  in the two west rooms of the ______two story part of the house

Sealed and delivered
in the presence of-----Mary Parker
Truman B. Shuty

The People of the State of NEW-YORK
by the Grace of God, Free and Independentt:

To Linus Parker
of the Town of Vienna in the
County of Oneida, send Greeting.

Wheras Maria Sherman
Daughter of Joshua Sherman late of the Town of Sary in Oneida County, deceased, an Infant under the age of  twenty-one years, and who was fourteen years of age on the 9 day of Jan. hath, by her petition, presented to Joshua Hathaway Esquire, our  surrogate for our said County of Oneida, represented that she is legally entitled to real and personal estate in the County of Oneida, in which she was apprehensive she might sustain less for want of a proper person  to secure and improve the same, and requested aid under the Statute of  this State, authorizing Surrogates to appoint Guardians for Infants." passed  the 9th
day of April 1893: and WHEREAS the said Maria by her deed , bearing date the 24th day of Jan. ? did  elect and choose you  the said Linus to be the Guardian of her person and Estate until she the said
Maria shall attain to the age of twenty-one years: AND WHEREAS you the said Linus by an instrument in writing under your  hand bearing-the 24 day of January 1817 now on file in the Office of  the Surrogate,
have consented to accept said Guardianship: AND we being  desirous that the person, interests, concerns and estate of the said  Infant should be well, diligently and faithfully managed and attended to, DO allow you
the said Linus to be Guardian to the said Infant, and DO grant unto you the said Linus by these Presents, full power and  authority to take proper and diligent care of said Infant’s person,  education, estate  and interests of every kind, for the profit and benefit of said Infant, until she shall arrive to full age of twenty-one years, or until your  guardianship by  these presents created shall be legally annulled, not to be
intermeddle with anything but what you may render an account: AND you the said Linus are in all things to discharge the duty of a Guardian to said Infant, according to the Laws of this State, and render a just and true  account of such guardianship before any Court having cognizance thereof, when thereunto required. In testimony whereof, we have caused the Seal of Office of our said Surrogate to be hereunto affixed.

Witness Joshua Hathaway, Surrogate of the said  County, at Kometh 27 day of January in the year of our LORD One Thousand Eight Hundred and seventeen and of our Independence the Forty first.

Joshua Hathaway

Bank of Albany             1st February 1830
Linus Parker has deposited in this Bank
Two hundred forty-six and 37/100 Dollars
to the credit of John M.D. Lawrence
$246.37/100                 D. S. Van Engen--------Teller

Bank of Utica         February 4th 1823
Sixty-seven Dollars has this day been
deposited in this office by Eber Shaw to
the credit of Egbut Benson, Executer to the
Estate of John Lawrence deceased, for his use.
Wm. R. Wellez         Teller

Mechanics & Farmers Bank        Albany, 31st August 1834
Linus Parker has deposited in this Bank,
Six hundred sixteen Dollars , 91 Cents,
to the credit of Dan Bolton.

Bank of Utica         Sept.25, 1828
One hundred thirty-one and 52/100 Dollars has this
day been  deposited in this Office, by Linus Parker
to the credit of D.M. Lawrence.
$110                             W.K. Sangen   Teller

Mechanics & Farmers Bank         Albany 28th Jan. 1839
Linus Parker has deposited in this Bank
One hundred ten and---------------Dollars
to the credit of Capt. Dan Bolton.
E. Kendrick

Town of Vienna, Countyof Oneida & State of N.York
               On the thirty-first day of January 1837 the members if the Methodist Episcopal Church, residing in the south part of said Town of Vienna assembled at the school near the House of Linus Parker Esqr. and then and there elected five Trustees of said society and Resolved to Take the name of south society of the Methodist Episcopal Church in the Town of Vienna and the following persons were duly chosen Trustees. VIG    Hiram Kinney, --------- Mattoon, Jonathan Tremain, Linus Parker, and Walter K. Cook the above mentioned Trustees Classed themselves. Class no. one Hiram Kinney & ---------Mattoon,
class no. two Jonathan Tremain and class three Linus Parker and  Walter K. Cook.
                  We the undersigned Elders of the Methodist Church do hereby certify that we presided at the above mentioned meeting and that proper notice was given thereof according to the statute in that case made and provided.
                  In witness thereunto we hereby set our hands and seals in said
                  Town of Vienna on the day above written.
                                            Goodwin Stoddard
                                            Eleazer Whipple

Oneida County -
      On the first day of February in the year A.D. 1937 Goodwin Stoddard and Eleazer Whipple, Elders of the Methodist Episcopal Church came before me and personally acknowledged that they had executed the above -------- and I certify that I know the said Goodwin Stoddard and Eleazer Whipple Elders, who made the said acknowledgement to be the individuals above ascribed and who executed the said certificate.
Hiram Kinne, Coms. of Deeds of said county.